Mission statement

The Belfer Center for Applied Cancer Science is an industry-inspired, self-sustaining scientific center within Dana-Farber Cancer Institute whose mission is improvement of patient outcomes by discovering and advancing more efficacious cancer therapies.

The Robert and Renée Belfer Center for Applied Cancer Science (the Belfer Center) is a fully integrated, collaborative cancer research center dedicated to translating today’s most innovative oncology research into tomorrow’s most promising cancer treatments.

Under the leadership of Pasi Janne, M.D., Ph.D., and David Barbie, M.D., Ph.D., the Belfer Center actively collaborates with academic and industry-trained scientists and pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies on therapeutic oncology research. We bring unique capabilities and value to our collaborations and welcome additional alliances.